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Is Floor Removal Challenging After Flood Damage in Mount Vernon?

4/25/2021 (Permalink)

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SERVPRO Simplifies Water Clean Up Including Removal of Damaged Materials from Mount Vernon Homes

In the central suburbs of New York City, just north of the Bronx borough, lies Mount Vernon City. It has a population of slightly over 67,000 according to a 2019 estimate, with a density of 15,330 people per square mile. Initial settlements in the area started around 1664 when families arrived from Connecticut. It became a city in 1892.

It is one of the cities named in honor of the first President of the United States. The name Mount Vernon was adapted from Washington’s plantation in Virginia, where he was laid to rest. The neighboring Wakefield, located in the Bronx, is another city named after a different plantation where George Washington grew up. 

Tulip Festival and Tulip Festival Street Fair 

The Tulip Festival and Street Fair are two popular yearly events that have helped make the city popular beyond the region. The events started in 1983 and 1984 respectively and focus on various aspects, including art, photography, garden, clothing, and specialty foods, among other things. The Tulip Festival Street Fair hosts over 140 artisan vendors, food trucks, live music, and children’s activities in the historic downtown area of Mount Vernon. 

The fair started small, with just a small number of tables on the sidewalks but has grown to cover over half a mile with food trucks, non-profit group displays, and live entertainment. The festival is among the largest outdoor art events in the Northwest Washington area.

Where to Spend Quality Time in Mount Vernon

There is plenty to do in the city all year round, whether you are visiting or staying. Some of the distinguished things you can do include:

  • Enjoy A Cup of Coffee

The Ristretto Coffee lounge & wine bar is a cozy, European-styled coffee lounge located in the heart of the downtown area. It is a nice place to relax, reading a book, or meeting with friends.

  • Visit a Brewery 

Over the years, Mount Vernon has become a beer destination with the introduction of several brewpubs. The oldest is Skagit River Brewery, located in the downtown section. Others include Temperate Habits Brewing, Farmstrong Brewing, and North Sound Brewing.   

  • Stroll Along the Riverwalk

One great way to explore the outdoors is to take a walk along the Skagit River. You can walk along any downtown street where the wide promenade offers clear riverfront views. 

How Does SERVPRO Help with Floor Removal After Flood Damage in Mount Vernon? 

Floor materials are highly vulnerable when properties flood because the water tends to accumulate on such horizontal surfaces. It is difficult to salvage materials such as carpets, pads, and engineered wood since they are damaged extensively by excessive moisture and contamination. 

Removing ruined materials after flood damage affects Mount Vernon properties is also challenging unless you have the right skills and equipment. SERVPRO provides such resources to guarantee better outcomes from the flood restoration exercise. Our technicians use pressure washers to clean off mud or sludge from the floors before embarking on the demolition process. For carpets and pads, we cut them into small square pieces for easier removal and disposal. Our services are helpful when dealing with:

  • Biohazard remediation
  • Sewage cleanup
  • Basement flooding 

SERVPRO of Skagit County delivers professional flood damage management services. Call us at (360) 873-8744 when you need assistance.

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